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Donna Summer Inducted Into Rock 'N' Roll Hall Of Fame

12th December 2012

Donna Summer is to be posthumously inducted into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame. The late disco diva will join Rush, Public Enemy, Heart, Randy Newman and Albert King in being placed in the...

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Pearl Jam Bring Made In America To A Glorious Conclusion

3rd September 2012

Pearl Jam closed the Made in America festival yesterday (02.09.12) with Jay-Z. The US rockers were joined by the rapper for their second-to-last encore as they performed his big hit '99 Problems' after stunning the...

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Pearl Jam Close Out 'Made In America' Festival As Run Dmc Return

3rd September 2012

Pearl Jam closed out a triumphant Made In America Festival, and put the icing on top of a career-spanning set some two-hours long by bringing out the man who made it all happen for a...

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Jay Z Closes Made In America Festival With A Few Friends

3rd September 2012

Jay Z rounded off the Made In America festival with Drake and Pearl Jam as they collaborated to perform one of the rapper's greatest hits, reports Mtv.Whilst Pearl Jam were performing the last gig, closing...

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Jay Z Launches 'Made In America' Festival

2nd September 2012

Jay Z left today's acts at his masterminded 'Made in America' Festival with the impossible task of outperforming him as the rapper put on a stormer of a headlining set on the festival's opening day.With...

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Run Dmc Reform For Festival Show: Their 5 Career Defining Moment

10th July 2012

Legendary rap troupe Run Dmc have announced that they'll be reforming for a festival appearance later this year. The group will be playing Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, Texas that runs between November 2nd...

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Rita Ora Only Wanted To Sing

6th May 2012

Rita Ora couldn't imagine anything doing anything other than singing.The 'Hot Right Now' hitmaker says she has always wanted a career as a singer and had no back-up plan if her dreams failed to materialise.She...

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Celebrities Rush To Pay Tribute To Adam Yauch

4th May 2012

A number of celebrities have taken to twitter to pay tribute to Adam Yauch. The Beastie Boys co-founder - also known as MCA - passed away this morning (04.05.12) after battling cancer in his parotid...

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Celebrities Rush To Pay Tribute To Adam Yauch

4th May 2012

A number of celebrities have taken to twitter to pay tribute to Adam Yauch. The Beastie Boys co-founder - also known as MCA - passed away this morning (04.05.12) after battling cancer in his parotid...

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R.i.p Davy Jones: Five Tracks He And The Monkees Left Behind

29th February 2012

Davy Jones, the only British member of the manufactured pop group The Monkees, has sadly died today aged 65. The Manchester-born man starred alongside Mickey Dolenz, Michael Nesmith and Peter Tork as the group became...

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Dj Fresh Makes Rizzle Kicks Sound Like Ratm

20th February 2012

DJ Fresh makes Rizzle Kicks sound like Rage Against the Machine on a new track.The 'Hot Right Now' hitmaker was impressed with the pop duo when he saw them at Ibiza Rocks last year, and...

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Snoop Dogg Pays Tribute To Tupac

14th September 2011

Snoop Dogg and Run DMC have paid tribute to Tupac Shakur on the 15th anniversary of his death. 'Sweat' rapper Snoop and Reverend Run of the New York hip hop group both took to twitter...

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Kylie Minogue Dreaming Of White Christmas

25th November 2010

Kylie Minogue will "be like a five year old" with excitement if she gets to see a white Christmas this year. The 'All The Lovers' singer is releasing a festive single - a cover of...

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Reverend Run's Magic Trainers

9th March 2010

Run DMC's Reverend Run said the group's lace-less trainers stayed on their feet by "magic". The hip hop vocalist's group started a fashion trend in the 80s when they started to wear their trademark Adidas...

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Madonna Ready To Rock

6th January 2010

Madonna is set to take a new rap/rock direction on her next album. The 'Celebration' singer is working with both rap producer A-Trak and rock producer Brendan O'Brien - who has previously worked with Pearl...

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Run Dmc: The Musical?

23rd October 2009

Run DMC are in talks to turn their story into a Broadway musical.The two surviving members of the pioneering hip-hop group - Reverend Run and DMC - have met with a Hollywood producer to discuss...

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Double Mobo Glory For Estelle And Leona Lewis

16th October 2008

British stars Estelle and Leona Lewis have each claimed two prizes at the Music of Black Origin (Mobo) awards in London.While the American Boy singer was at the Wembley Arena show to collect her best...

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Reverend Run Denies Run Dmc Comeback

2nd September 2008

Rapper REVEREND RUN has vowed never to make a musical comeback with hip-hop group RUN-DMC after the tragic shooting death of the group's co-founder JASON 'JAM-MASTER JAY' MIZELL. Run, real name Joseph Simmons, and Mizell...

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Bow Wow Dating Run Daughter?

19th August 2008

Rapper BOW WOW is reportedly dating the daughter of RUN DMC founder REVEREND RUN. The 21-year-old has been romantically linked to the hip-hop performer's daughter, Vanessa Simmons, after they were spotted "all over each other"...

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Fascinating Fact 4753

2nd February 2008

KID ROCK has added former J. GEILS frontman PETER WOLF and ex-ALLMAN BROTHERS star DICKIE BETTS to his touring Rock And Roll Revival revue. The rap-rocker has already included RUN DMC's REVD. RUN, aka JOSEPH...

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Girls Aloud Break Singles Record

27th September 2007

Girls Aloud have sung their way into the new edition of the Guinness Book of World Records.The girls have broken the record for the most consecutive UK top ten hits by a female group after...

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Suspect Named In Jam Master Jay Killing

18th April 2007

US prosecutors have named a suspect in the murder of Jam Master Jay, a member of the rap group Run DMC, who was killed in his recording studio in 2002.Court papers identify Ronald Washington as...

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Drummer Gary Dies

19th October 2006

Former THE KNACK drummer BRUCE GARY has died of lymphatic cancer. He was 54. The Los Angeles-based rocker was propelled to fame with his stuttering rhythm on the band's 1979 smash hit MY SHARONA. It...

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Tragedy Hits Rev Run's Family

27th September 2006

Hip-hop legend JOSEPH 'RUN' SIMMONS and his wife JUSTINE are devastated after their baby daughter died shortly after being born on Thursday (23SEP06). The former RUN DMC rapper's wife underwent a caesarean section operation at...

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The Knack Sue Run-dmc

19th September 2006

Former 1980s pop group THE KNACK have filed a copyright infringement suit against RUN DMC, alleging the hip-hop trio used an unlicensed sample of their classic 1979 anthem MY SHARONA. The Knack's DOUG FIEGER and...

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Ice Cube Credits Typing Lessons For His Start In Rap

22nd April 2005

Hip-hop hardman ICE CUBE credits an unexpected source for kickstarting his rap career - typing classes. The former NWA member - real name O'SHEA JACKSON - was pushed into typing at his school when...

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Blink 182 Drummer To Star In Reality Show About Wedded Life

23rd January 2005

BLINK 182 drummer TRAVIS BARKER has slammed critics of his forthcoming reality TV show, insisting the programme will be nothing like current MTV hit NEWLYWEDS: NICK AND JESSICA. The WHAT'S MY AGE AGAIN? musician...

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Simmons Hails Jordan

25th August 2004

RUN DMC founder JOSEPH SIMMONS is singing the praises of self-proclaimed "prophet to the stars" E BERNARD JORDAN after the religious man gave him the confidence to become an entrepreneur. The rapper credits Jordan...

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Run Dmc Rapper Wants To Be Poet Laureate

5th April 2004

RUN DMC rapper JOSEPH 'REV RUN' SIMMONS wants to become the new poet laureate of New York borough Queens. The 39-year-old hip-hopper is busy writing verse about the area's Van Wyck Expressway in...

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Nas Rules New York In New Rap Contenders Poll

28th March 2004

Rapper NAS has been crowned the new king of New York in an XXL magazine poll to find the successor to NOTORIOUS B.I.G. and RUN DMC's legacy. The MADE YOU LOOK hitmaker has unexpectedly...

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